By Leonard Greenhalgh, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, and Michael Robinson, IBM Corp Introduction Many leading corporations have sophisticated supplier diversity programs. These exist when there is strong support from visionary senior managers who see the strategic advantage of ensuring long-term supply chain excellence. In the absence of such vision, the focus is on […]
01. Media Centre
Exclusive workshop for entrants to the 2018 cycle of MSDUK Innovation Challenge, with international coach and speaker, Dvaid McQueen.
The purpose of this workshop is to help you, as a business leader, to feel confident when delivering a high stakes presentation to stakeholders including board members and investors. You can expect to receive feedback on your application from our judges, 1-2-1 coaching, enhance your pitch for the competition and meet your fellow cohort. The workshop will be followed by a networking event with our corporate and investor networks in attendance.
09:30 – 17:00 (Workshop)
17:00 – 19:00 (Networking Reception)
APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED FOR 2018 ADMISSION
Have you got an ambitious growth plan? Do you want to build a successful business by learning from world class business schools’ faculty and global entrepreneurs?
MSDUK is delighted to introduce a weekend entrepreneurial retreat in partnership with Ivy League’s Tuck School of Business, USA and Aston Business School, Birmingham UK.
This exclusive programme is being offered to all certified ethnic minority and women-owned businesses allowing all participants to also attend the MSDUK 2018 Conference & Awards to connect with global business leaders and C-Suite corporate executives from all across the world.
EDUCATIONAL RETREAT: 21-24 SEPT 2018
BBuilding a High-Performing SME Programme focuses on strategy and implementation to drive results. The programme is designed for owners of minority/women-owned business who are committed to advancing their business capabilities. Participants examine their businesses as case studies throughout the weekend and apply core business concepts through real-world applications. A curriculum mixing strategy and operations helps these owners leverage the value chain to full advantage. Participants also explore financial statements to understand better how to improve cash flow and increase profits.
MSDUK 2018 CONFERENCE & AWARDS: 25-26 SEPT 2018
600+ Attendees | 60+ Exhibitors | 40+ Global Brands | 100+ Supply Chain Leaders |
200+ Global Entrepreneurs | Innovation Challenge | C-Suite Panel| Workshops |
Dazzling Awards Night
This exclusive, invitation only global event, brings together over 100 visiting delegates representing our global partners from the US, Australia, Canada, China, South Africa and Europe. They will be meeting select UK businesses and corporate leaders to share best practices and make new connections to grow their business globally.
04. News Room
We provide access to a truly global supply chain ecosystem, enabling ethnic minority businesses to network, connect, build lasting relationships, helping grow their businesses, create jobs and wealth in their communities.
Effective functioning of our network gives everyone great opportunity to learn, observe, share information, knowledge and business intelligence tools that are critical for success of any organisation, large or small.
Access to network and knowledge empowers our stakeholders to achieve success in their endeavours. Businesses find opportunities to grow and procurement organisations introduce good practices and bring competitiveness to their supply chain.